When fresh peaches (or nectarines) are in season, this is such an easy & truly special dessert to make using them & Amaretti cookies. Per the Joy of Baking website: "Amaretti is the Italian name for macaroons, which means little bitter things. Crisp & crunchy on the outside & soft inside, these sml domed-shaped cookies originated in Venice, Italy. Consisting of almonds or almond paste, sugar & egg whites that can be flavored w/chocolate or liqueurs & two baked cookies can be sandwiched together w/ganache, buttercream or even jam. Often served w/a sweet dessert wine, liqueurs or ice cream. Also ground up & added to desserts to give added texture & flavor." You can buy or make the vanilla or chocolate cookies ... or ... use my recipe for chocolate amaretti cookies posted here on RZ. The recipe source is my "CHOCOLATE" cookbook by Christine McFadden & Christine France.